Anger is a shield, not a weapon

We are conditioned to believe that emotions are wrong, both the “good” and the “bad.” Of all the emotions, it seems that we fear anger the most. We believe that anger comes from a place of arrogance, that it leads to dangerous behavior and negative actions. In reality, it is the suppression of anger thatContinue reading “Anger is a shield, not a weapon”

The Fear of Anger

The fear of anger is more destructive than anger itself… We get so worried about angering others, or letting others make us angry. But that’s silly, because anger is just one of the many emotions we experience on a daily basis — like sadness, happiness, excitement, anxiety, dread, hope, etc. What’s worse than becoming angryContinue reading “The Fear of Anger”

30 day challenge ~ WRITING RAINBOW (RED) day 4: what are you angry about?

This is harder to answer than I thought. I really do not like getting angry. My anger can be so strong sometimes I blackout from it although it’s rare. I stuff anger away because of how out of control I can get. Which is why it comes out so strong. So it’s a viscous cycle.Continue reading “30 day challenge ~ WRITING RAINBOW (RED) day 4: what are you angry about?”

What is guilt?

Guilt is an angry entity Who hovers over me Like a shadow, dark in the light Disguising itself as the light Holding me to standards so high A measurement that shoots up through the sky Brainwashing me and distorting perception Swinging me around to another direction Crushing my confidence, draining my power Disintegrating my solidityContinue reading “What is guilt?”

Self-care Sunday ~ NOT OK IS OK

It’s okay to say that it’s not okay. It helps to take a step back and look at the big picture, see how our problems are tiny and irrelevant when you think about the planet, compared to the size of the sun, compared to the size of the solar system — the galaxy — theContinue reading “Self-care Sunday ~ NOT OK IS OK”

Anger sparks change

Why is there so much pressure to be happy 100% of the time? Most of the smiles we see every day are fake, forced. How come people can’t express their sadness or anger freely, without coming off as worrisome? You know who we should really be worrying about — those who convince us that theyContinue reading “Anger sparks change”